It was about 2 days before Christmas and my wife told me that we needed 4 large picture frames for the kids playroom and it was going to be part of their Christmas presents. The problem was… We had already blown the Christmas budget and I had no time to build anything extravagant!
I told her they would have to be kind of 2x4ish if she wanted them for under $20, and in that kind of a hurry. I also figured if we were going to paint them, I would just do a butt joint for the corners rather than do a mitered corner like a typical picture frame. Here is how I made them: